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Superman's birthday

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard Sep 26, 2017. 13 Replies

Whilst hunting thru the internet looking for comic covers to post relating to the letter "K", I came across this extremely interesting posting about the actual date of Superman's birthday. I'd always…Continue

Tags: birthday, superman

Leo Baxendale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard May 29, 2017. 12 Replies

I realise you’re not generally big followers of British comics, but I need to flag up a notification I received last week of the sad death of Leo Baxendale.Leo Baxendale was a very important artist…Continue

Tags: baxendale, leo, british, beano

I'm no comic artist but....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Mantle Apr 12, 2017. 13 Replies

I love to draw.  Specifically I love to draw my favourite silver-age covers. I recreate them, drawing them at approximately double the size of the originals (that's A3, or 16.5" by 11.7" for those…Continue

Tags: art, silver-age, drawings

Books about Comic Books

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Aug 29, 2017. 69 Replies

I don't know about you guys but I'm a sucker for books about comic books. I have a large number (probably more than twenty) and most of them are devoted to the golden or silver age. I'm always…Continue

Tags: silver-age, comic, books

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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Let’s see.  Incredible artist, planet or moon looming in the background, outer space, science fiction.  Yep, got ‘em all."
2 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Ross Pearsall's Super Team Family has been posted here before. This particular mash-up of his definitely takes on elements of cover parody and tribute;"
5 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Does this count?  Even though the covers aren't all that much alike, these two entire issues are homages/parodies of each other.  The writers Marv Wolfman and Mark Evanier got together to arrange a sort of crossover between DC's…"
18 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Homage 25 to Action #1, or perhaps it would be more accurate to call this one a parody.  Anyway, it's a rather less impressive feat of strength than normally depicted, but the car is just as thoroughly wrecked."
19 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a Marvel homage to Steranko's Nick Fury #4 cover"
19 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Yes, I should have said that the Steranko cover reminds me of the Infantino/Anderson one.  On further reflection, I've noticed that the cover Philip Portelli posted, which is signed "Gammill/Janke after Steranko" is also headed…"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"there are several from this "fifth week event" honoring Julius Schwartz."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Even The Beatles (The White Album) cover has been parodied, though not as often.. Anyway, here's another Fantastic Four #1 cover parody:"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Of course, the Steranko cover is from 1968. "
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Fred W. Hill replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The covers to Sgt. Pepper, With the Beatles and Abbey Road are all top contenders for most parodied album covers ever.  Sgt. Pepper might just be in the top slot."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a Mystery in Space cover by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson from 1964.  It reminds me of that Jim Steranko Nick Fury cover, even there's no intentional homage taking place!"
yesterday
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Homage 24 to Action #1.  I'm not sure exactly where this cover appeared, as it's not one that's shown on the GCD if you search for Zoom Suit."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The much-homaged X-Men does its own homage to another Nick Fury cover"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Some Steranko love!"
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